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Philip's Astronomy Dictionary: An Illustrated A-Z Guide to the Universe

Edited By: John Woodruff, Neil Bone and Storm Dunlop


Paperback | Dec 2005 | #158146 | ISBN: 0540086894
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Presents a comprehensive A - Z dictionary, covering various aspects of astronomy. This work contains more than 1,000 entries, ranging from aberration and ablation to Zond and Zwicky, and is illustrated with 250 colour photographs, diagrams, and tables. It is of interest to fans of astronomy, whether active observers or armchair enthusiasts.

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Neil Bone is Director of the British Astronomical Association Meteor Section and a Contributing Consultant to Astronomy Now. Storm Dunlop is a former President of the British Astronomical Association and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex. Tim Furniss is spaceflight correspondent for Flight International magazine. Chris Kitchin is Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Hertfordshire. Fred Watson is Astronomer-in-Charge of the Anglo-Australian Observatory (AAO) and is an honorary Associate Professor of Astronomy in the University of Southern Queensland.

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